Startup Weekend Athens 2016

Date(s) - October 21, 2016 - October 23, 2016
All Day


Ever wondered what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Find out October 21-23 during Startup Weekend Athens, where the next great business idea could take flight.

Participants kick off the weekend Friday night by pitching an original idea or listening to proposed concepts. Teams form around the most popular ideas and spend the rest of the weekend building the business from the ground up. Expert coaches are on hand to help teams strategize, meet goals and overcome obstacles. Startup Weekend culminates with Sunday night demos and judged presentations. Prizes are awarded to the top three teams.

The registration fee of $50 includes the program activities, seven meals and the opportunity to use Ohio University’s CREATE_space and/or Athensworks on Saturday. Check-in begins at 5:30 p.m., Friday, October 21st at the Innovation Center, and the event ends at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 23rd. The Innovation Center is located at 340 W. State St. in Athens.The event is open to all community members. Discount codes are available for some Ohio University students to receive $25 off the registration fee. Russ College of Engineering and Technology students, College of Business students and College of Fine Arts students should enter promotional codes RUSS, COB or FINEARTS, respectively, upon registering.

340 West State